Barr note history and value help!

Discussion in 'Paper Money' started by mpcusa, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. mpcusa

    mpcusa "Official C.T. TROLL SWEEPER" Supporter

    A neighbor of mine came over with 5 of these $1 Barr notes Series 1963B notes all appear to be gem uncirculated any help with history and value would be appreciated
    He maybe interested in parting with them as well

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  3. SteveInTampa

    SteveInTampa Innocent bystander

    Over 83 million printed for the L-G block, the total for series 1963B $1's is over 458 price guide shows $5 for Ch-CU.
    I have many 1963B star notes, but never had any interest in the non-stars.
  4. RedSeals

    RedSeals New Member

    Joseph Barr was only Treasury Secretary for a very short period of time from 1968-1969.

    From wiki:

    United States paper money always depicts the signature of the Secretary of the Treasury; because of Barr's short term, collectors speculated notes bearing his signature would be scarce. A common misconception is that currency bearing Barr's name is rare. In reality, 458,880,000 $1.00 notes were printed bearing his signature (although none in other denominations), but due to the $1.00's limited lifespan (they only last an average of 21 months in circulation)[SUP][2][/SUP] it is unknown how many still exist.

    Basically, notes with his signature were hoarded and are not worth very much today (save for star notes and maybe an odd district/run)
  5. mpcusa

    mpcusa "Official C.T. TROLL SWEEPER" Supporter

    Thanks for the info, i will tell him to put them back in the drawer...LOL
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